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A transfer of equity occurs when a property owner wishes to change the legal ownership of the property. Reasons include marriage, divorce and tax planning.

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Updated: 22/10/16

Local area transport information

Kingston's closest airport is Heathrow Terminal 4 Airport. Heathrow Terminals 1 2 3 Airport is 10 miles, London City Airport is 18 miles, London Heliport Airport is 8 miles, Heathrow Terminal 5 Airport is 11 miles s, Farnborough (TAG London) Airport is 22 miles, Gatwick South Terminal Airport is 17 miles, Gatwick North Terminal Airport is 16 miles, Northolt Jet Centre Airport is 14 miles, Elstree Airport is 20 miles, White Waltham Airport is 22 miles, Blackbushe Airport is 24 miles and London Biggin Hill Airport is 15 miles away. Kingston's closest station is Tolworth.

The neighbouring hospital for Kingston is Tolworth Surbiton.


How do we get the best rates for conveyancing for a £444,000 property?


Various law firms claim to offer so-called 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes', but extra charges may be added into small print. Any additional costs found in terms of engagement should be reasonable. The Homeward Legal quote calculator will confirm the exact legal fees based on the property you are buying.


Is Homeward Legal geared up for complete fast the conveyancing for property auction properties in Kingston?


The legal team work closely with auctioneers and regularly do the legal work for buyers and sellers at auction. Our niche auction team of conveyancers have in the past acted for numerous buyers and sellers at local auctions including Acuitus, Allsop (Commercial), Allsop (Residential), Auction House London, Award Property, Barnett Ross, Baxtons, Brendons Auctioneers, Countrywide Property Auctions and Drivers Norris.

Prepared buyers tend to get a fast property conveyancing lawyer as quickly as possible to allow enough time for a full review of the auction pack prior to the property auction.

After the auction day arrives your instructed solicitor is geared up to briskly finishing the conveyancing in the limited time as required .


What type of analysis in respect to the potential risk of possible flooding at Surrey will my property solicitor in Kingston check?

A vital step in the legal procedure involves a conveyancer making an application for environmental searches that offer you details in relation to Kingston flood risk area.


What can a Kingston property solicitor recommend if the property is in a Kingston upon Thames conservation area which appears to have unsightly windows installed?


Kingston upon Thames local authority searches conducted by your solicitor in the process of the conveyancing will determine whether the Kingston property a designated conservation area proof of authorisation for alterations will be asked for.Should no local authority consents be available your Kingston conveyancer will inform you of the best alternative for example taking out an indemnity insurance policy or getting retrospective permission from Kingston upon Thames local authority.


Can chromium contaminate Kingston topsoil?


The risks posed by soil contamination to Kingston inhabitants are usually low. Also considering issues such as water contaminants such as oil and acidic compounds, contaminants affecting Kingston property will be factored into an environmental search.


What can we do to get out of paying stamp duty?


Stamp duty avoidance must be treated with caution by purchasers in Kingston. These schemes are often uneconomical and HMRC may challenge a scheme up to six years later meaning that the full stamp duty amount will be payable. There have been certain government-sponsored schemes, such as relief for buyers in 'disadvantaged areas'. A conveyancing solicitor should confirm whether you are eligible.


We are on a very small budget. Can doing DIY conveyancing without the assistance of a Kingston conveyancing solicitor possibly save any cash?


There is absolutely no argument why a home seller shouldn't complete the legal work without the help of a professional conveyancing solicitor in Kingston. In reality however, a conveyancing solicitor is in charge of a large array of exercises including chasing replies to enquiries and ensuring listed building alterations are compliant which need a qualified professional. More importantly do it yourself conveyancers are taking risks without relevant professional indemnity insurance that every legal firms are required to carry.


Will costs for the conveyancing hide any extra charges?


Our solicitors will not charge any hidden fees regardless of circumstances. Be aware that some solicitors' firms will give a low estimate, not an accurate quote. The bill you receive on completion can be much greater.